Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Emergency and War Victims
Abstract Printed materials, including printed correspondence, pamphlets, and reports.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916-1923
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...